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on wednesday morning after the president of india rejected his plea for mercy. a pakistani national, he had been sentenced to death by a court in mumbai on charges of waging war against india, and murder. india's prime -- foreign minister said that pakistan objected to the decision we attempted to communicate with the pakistan -- a objected to the decision. >> we attempted to communicate with the pakistan foreign office. and since those comments were not received by the foreign office, by fax we communicated with them. >> outside, people have been celebrating an enchanting -- and chanting. execution, while legally in india, is rare. the last one was eight years ago. this man carried out one of the deadliest attack this country has seen. >> his body has been buried in the premises of this jail. the timing is significant, because it comes just days before the fourth anniversary of the november, 2008 deaths. >> last year, lasala or had the second-highest murder rate in the world. -- el salvador had the second highest murder rate in the world. earlier this year, a truce was broken between the t
. the indian child love her act was passed in 1978 because there was a recognition that india children were removed from their homes at a much higher rate than other children. even with that being passed, it did not have a lot of power to really change some of the practices. >> i remember the state coming in and taking us, they did not tell us where they were going to take us. in my world, when they took me to foster care, i could not call my father. i did not know what was going on and i remember being scared. my younger brother always wanted to protect me, and i remember seeing that look on my brother's face when he started crying, leave my sister alone. he just wanted to protect me. >> all of us that have been taken as children and still as adults, it impacted every aspect of my life. it has impacted my children and my grandchildren. they decided that we needed to do something more. we needed to go back and we needed to investigate and talk about what happened. >> find out who has the story is, compile a report that will actually tell what the collective story is. we will hear stories no
also affected india. seven people were killed when a cyclone struck the southeast coast. the rescue operation is under way for six sailors still missing after an oil tanker ran aground. from there, we've received this report. >> the feeling of the storm lashing india's east coast. out at sea, an oil tanker that ran aground when the cyclone struck. most of its 37 crew members have been rescued, but some are still missing. throughout the day, coast guard rescue teams have been in action, trying to find the remaining sailors. now they are preparing to tow the ship back to sea before it drifts further, creating an oil slick. the cyclone made landfall on wednesday, lashing the coast with rain and high winds with speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour. power lines were brought down, and roads have been damaged, but the loss of life has been kept to a minimum. along the coast in its many fishing villages, some signs of the storms are gone -- fishermen and their families have gone to higher ground. now they are waiting. >> the worst of the storm is now behind us. for many of these people,
down to maybe six, 7%. as you know this were at double digits. india is still about 6. and there are four or five countries that are well over five but they would have been, if we hadn't had all these problems they probably would have been much higher. >> uh-huh. >> but it's not like going to minus or at least even going to low single digits. >> it is the deacceleration that longer-term investors will point to as a worrisome trend. do you agree with that? >> of course. we have to watch it very, very carefully but at the end of the day if you look at the average for emerging markets, the average growth rate is 5%. >> uh-huh. >> so that's five times more than what the developments are doing. so when people ask me do you think we'll have a hard or soft landing in china they are-- 5, 6, 7% growth is very, very fast growth. >> are these economies developing themselves? so in other words, are they becoming less and less dependent on trade with the big economies like the united states and europe and more internally developed. >> that is really interesting because if you look
taken her body back to india. i spoke to them by telephone. he claims medical staff to refuse to give his wife and abortion. >> unfortunately, it is a lot. >> she you believe if she would have been allowed the termination she wanted she would have survived? >> of course. >> ireland's health minister has ordered an immediate investigation into what happened. >> for anyone to have died during pregnancy is something we are upset by. >> ireland has had a number of referendums on abortion, but the legal agenda has not been enshrined in legislation. although abortion have been allowed when a woman's life is they say legal confusion has to be end. >> i think there is a lack of guidelines. there would not have been a mechanism for doctors to determine what to do. >> question time in dublin parliament was dominated by the guest curator modern ireland has been reluctant to legislate, but this could turn now to be a turning point in-house irish history. >> after months of speculation, we are about to find out who will takeover china costs -- china's leadership. there are growing calls for change
emerging powers as its neighbors, china and india. it is about a country in transition. the message he gave to burma is in the city has given to the middle east as well. >> how much of the visit was about trying to contain china and show if the u.s. will be a player in the region? >> it reinforces the dynamic of the administration with burma, cambodia, vietnam, welcoming and encouraging the united states to be engaged in asia as a balancing force against a rising china. >> you work at the state department during negotiations. what was driving it then? >> it is a globalized world. when you have countries in isolation, they are capable of doing nasty things. burma has a relationship with korea. there was concern in the first two years burma was giving significant assistance to north korea and undercutting the strategy of isolating the country. being able to flip burma puts additional pressure on a country like north korea. >> how does the u.s. measure progress toward democracy? what does it do if berman stepped back? >> now the united states has diplomatic relations with burma. it can achieve
over the world. they're as familiar with china and india and brazil as they are with the town next door. >> rose: tom friedman, you went back to minnesota, your hometown. >> well, charlie, found two things just to pick up on tom brokaw and we both grew up in eating in the same restaurant in m.p. (laughter) on the one hand i found the same kind of excitement tom found. a lot of people, young people doing great innovation and startups in the m.p. area. but here's what i also found, charlie, i spent a day or an afternoon with three minnesota entrepreneurs to talk to them about the skills gap in the country. and it was an incredible conversation, i'll share one slice of it. there was a woman, she and her sister inherited a steel plating company from their father in tracey, minnesota. and a year or two ago they got a contract for arming humvees. putting steel plating on humvees and they went out to find-- had to hire a dozen welders, a dozen welders. and they couldn't find 12 people who could do this welding. she explained welding today is a stem job. it's a science and technology job. you h
're familiar with china and with india and brazil. >> rose: you went to your home town. >> talking about tom brokaw we went to the same restaurant in minneapolis. on the one hand i found really the same kind of excitement that tom found. a lot of people, young people doing great innovation and start-ups in the minneapolis area much here's what i also found, charlie. i spent a day or an afternoon with three minnesota entrepreneurs to talk to them about their skill gap in the countries. it was an incredibly revealing conversation, i'll just share one slice of it. there was a woman, she and her sister inherited a steel plating company from their father in tracy, minnesota. a year ago they got a contract for army humvees, soothing steel plating on humvee is. they had to hire a dozen welders, a dozen welders. and they couldn't find 12 people who could do this welding. why was that. we think of welding, you put a task on, you have a torch. she said welding is a stem job. it is a science and technology job. you have to understand metallurgy. you have to understand geometry. they didn't have the peo
for commander of u.s. european command and top nato general remains on hold. india has executed the last surviving attacker from the 2008 terror attack that killed 166 people. mohammed ajmal kasab was hanged in secret early today at a jail in pune. public celebrations broke out across the country as news spread of his execution. kasab was part of a pakistani- based squad of militants who carried out the three-day-long siege on india's financial capital. they targeted key sites like luxury hotels and a jewish center. newly released documents show a government agency took 684 days to warn of earlier problems at a pharmacy linked to the meningitis outbreak. the food and drug administration issued a warning letter over the massachusetts lab in 2007 but it took nearly 18 months longer than an average response. the f.d.a. acknowledged there had been a delay but said it was because of the agency's limited, unclear authority. 34 people in the u.s. have died after receiving tainted pain- killing injections from the massachusetts based lab. congressman jesse jackson junior-- a democrat from illino
were in shelters in southern india today, after a tropical storm slammed ashore. at least six people were killed there, and in neighboring sri lanka. the storm brought heavy winds and rain, flooding streets and subway tunnels in the indian city of hyderabad. it also grounded an oil tanker with 37 crew on board. most were rescued, but five remained missing. in syria, rebels killed 28 government soldiers in a series of attacks in the northern part of the country. anti-regime activists said gun battles erupted at three military checkpoints surrounding the city of saraqeb in idlib province. the checkpoints line major supply routes to aleppo, the country's largest city and a major battleground. the ousted president of penn state university graham spanier will face cover-up charges in a child sex abuse scandal. prosecutors today filed counts of perjury, obstruction and failing to report suspected abuse. in addition, they added counts against athletic director timothy curley, and gary schultz, a former penn state vice president. the scandal revolved around jerry sandusky, the former assista
in the interview with the five billion smart phones. i was in india recently -- >> rose: there's only 7.3 billion people in the world. >> we're so dependent on it and it's so easy. think about how it changes everything. it's always in your hand: and as marc andreessen said to you, it's a computer in your pocket. so if you want to search your internet, do e-mail, make a phone call, look up something you want to watch a video, play a game, it's in your hand. and your hand could be a smart phone, a tablet, but it's portable and it follows you everywhere. it just changes everything. then the questions become how to monetize that. can you -- we know how to do a t.v. ad in television, right? we know how to do an ad in a movie theater when you go in and you sit there and when's the movie going to start. but it's primitive how you're going to do an ad on mobile. and that's something that everyone is experimenting with. >> rose: you know what else is exciting about all of this? it's how it's changing our world beyond miniaturization it's how it's changing our world and all the questions that gives express
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